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Jul 22, 2012 11:35pm EDT
experience and use it to strengthen our commitment to each other. >> some in the crowd wore batman shirts, and noted the symbolism of the film the victims were watching. >> like the dark night, we will rise again. >> president obama was briefed on the investigation and offered words of comfort to victims and their families. >> words are always inadequate in these types of situations. my main task was to serve as a representative of the entire country, and let them know that we are thinking about them at this moment, and will continue to think about them each and every day. >> authorities believe the suspect has been planning the rampage for months. >> this individual, in my opinion at least is a cold, calculating murderer. >> 12 people died, and nearly 60 were hurt, when a gunman opened fire during a midnight showing of "the dark night rises." >> there were kids, mothers and daughters. they are dead. >> authorities have not publicly discuss a motive. james holmes is scheduled to appear in court monday. for this grieving community, many at the prayer vigil say they want to focus on
ABC
Jul 23, 2012 4:30am EDT
chaos, because of a united us there will be calm again. >> alex went to the opening of the batman movie to celebrate his birthday. jesse childress as well. and a 6-year-old veronica sullivan. >> we will honor you by celebrating life, by living our lives better. >> sunday the president flew to colorado to privately meet with victim's family members. >> it was an opportunity for families to describe how wonderful their brother or their son or daughter was and the lives they have touched and dreams they held for the future. >> no one has provided insight into the psyche of james holmes the 24-year-old suspect with no criminal record. he was reportedly brilliant and relatively isolated. he has been accused of planning a diabolical attacked. now a community is enough to hold memorials in the wake of a madness that no one can comprehend. >> all of us in this local community were affected by what happened on friday. we will never be the same. >> the suspect is scheduled to make his first court appearance on monday. jay korff reporting, abc 7 news. >> mitt romney says the president was a
ABC
Jul 23, 2012 6:00am EDT
all of them and hopes they have strength and consolation. >> james holmes used to attend church with other families. they say he never hung out with people his own age. a friend said that he last spoke with him six years ago. >> i assume something must have snapped, but i don't know that. this is absurd and so out of character, from my understanding, of this young man. >> told gores mill road messages of support for the victim's and james'family. we will continue to follow any developments in the story. you can always log on to wjla.com for the latest. >> let's get a check of the forecast with adam caskey. it will be hot and sticky, mid 90's. this ' use of chesapeake beach earlier, clouds over the bay. in fairfax we have some clearing. setting the stage for a beautiful sunrise in fairfax at 72 degrees. 68 in leesburg, 64 in inwood. in the '60s in some of the potomac highlands. most of us in the low 70's. 75 in arlington. 95 today, spotty thunderstorms short after the lunch hour or and off and on through the afternoon and evening. >> 66 eastbound pass a slowdown. in manassas again at
ABC
Jul 23, 2012 7:00am EDT
not use drugs. the range owner called him several times to invite him to come in for an interview. he said the message on his machine was bizarre, freakish. the police chief revealing to us that the suspect's parents are remaining silent. >> they're not talking to us right now. maybe that will change. >> reporter: how tough will it be for this community so see the suspect in court? >> he's harmed so many people. not only the victims but they're extended families. i think it will be very hard. >> reporter: the police chef telling me they're getting significant help from the fbi behavioral analysts, trying to look into his past. the suspect faces multiple counts of attempted murder and first degree murder. those counts will not be applied today. >>> thousands gathered at the vigil last night. the crowd sang "amazing grace." this morning, we're learning more about the 12 people who lost their lives. dan harris is outside the university of colorado ped call center with much more. good morning, dan. >> reporter: robin, good morning to you. this is 1 of 4 hospitals where the victims are bei
ABC
Jul 23, 2012 6:30pm EDT
other. his bulging eyes and his head dropping. we asked former fbi agent brad garrett to fill us in. >> he is in a reality that he that he created. there is a combination of the reality of what happened to him has set in. what it has done to himself and the victims. >> reporter: after james holmes was in court, the prosecutor was asked if he was on something. >> we have no information on that. >> reporter: the other question, if they will pursue the death penalty. >> if the death penalty is sought, it's a long process that impacts their lives for years. >> reporter: saifd sanchez, said his daughter nearly escaped the theater. her husband in a coma. >> you felt your daughter needed to come. >> when it's your own daughter, and she escaped from death by just mere seconds, would say it makes you angry. >> what do you say is the punishment for this guy? >> death. >> reporter: families in california saying their hearts go out to the victims. the attorney says this about james holmes' parents, who watched their son go from this at age 18 to this. >> i think everyone can imagine how they ar
ABC
Jul 22, 2012 11:00pm EDT
this easy to use citibank mobile check deposit at home...why would he? ♪ ♪ woooo! [ male announcer ] citibank mobile check deposit. easier banking. every step of e way. >> in the end after he has felt the full force of our justice system what will be remembered are the good people who were impacted by this tragedy. >> the commander in chief meets with those deep in grief. president obama in colorado tonight, calling for focus to be on the victims of the movie theater massacre and their families not the suspect. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> the president's meetings with victims' phillies were private and lasted longer than many anticipated. >> he opted not to attend a candlelight vigil saying he did not want to take attention away from the service. >> shortly after the president met with family members of the victims, thousands gathered to pay their respects. only a couple of days after a gunman fired into a crowded movie theater in our rock, colorado killing 12 and injuring dozens, mourners gathered near the scene to pay their respects. >> wh
ABC
Jul 23, 2012 5:00am EDT
springfield. looks good in maryland on 270. travel times with us on the beltway at kenilworth avenue. we are moving at a good pace. now to the weather center with adam caskey. we have some clouds overhead this morning. sprinkles no attendees of washington, mainly howard county and over the bay. otherwise, the main headline will be the heat and humidity. .id 90's today you will notice the humidity will step outside. 72 and oxon hill, 72 in bethesda, 70 in winchester. in chesapeake beach it is 73. a mixture of sun and clouds throughout the day. by afternoon thunderstorms even lunchtime. afternoon thunderstorms. a little breezy tomorrow, hot and sticky. humidity on wednesday, upper 80s. >> we will look forward to wednesday. it's 5:12. >> a former d.c. police officer behind bars. what has to do with a woman behind bars. what has to do with a woman sentence for adminis sfx: sounds of marchching band and crowd cheering sfx: sounds of marching band and crowd cheering so, i'm walking down the street, x: sounds of marching band and crowd cheering just you know walking, sfx: sounds of m
ABC
Jul 23, 2012 2:30am EDT
camp. sources tell abc news the automatic rifle holmes allegedly used jammed during the shooting spree but he had extended clips for other weapons that held up to 40 rounds. holmes also recent lead applied for a membership at the private gun rage but was turned away because the owner thought he was "creepy." aurora's mayor is concerned the death toll could rise. >> we saw some people yesterday who, who are still terribly injured. and may not make it. >> reporter: holmes will make his first court appearance in the morning. we are told it is brief and he will not enter a plea. rob, paula, back to you. >> thanks to brandi, the make shift memorial to victims keeps on growing as friends and strangers alike as they add flowers, american flags and personal mementos on the site in the shadows of the century 16 movie theater, a cross has been placed for each of the 12 victims. >> same guy made the crosses that made them for columbine. >> he came back from aurora, illinois, where he was traveling from. also, james holmes is being remembered at his hometown church in san diego. his pastor s
ABC
Jul 23, 2012 4:00am EDT
. >> reporter: we're in front of the arapahoe county courthouse where the suspect is behind us in solitary confinement. later, he's going to be taken by an underground tunnel to the county courthouse. that happens later this morning. james holmes won't be charged today. prosecutors have three days to file the actual charges. at least 71 of them, one for each victim, and probably more. 12 people died. and several others were hospitalized in krot call condition when the gunman opened fire in a crowded movie theater showing the latest batman movie, "the dark night rises." in the months between the arraignment and the trial, holmes could face a competency hearing. for the first time, we're seeing and hearing the suspect in exclusive video obtained by abc news. it's holmes, just after his high school graduation making a presentation at science camp. >> i came here tonight. i think people could have a superpower and let them have more fun. >> reporter: we're told the suspect is not cooperating and is in solitary confinement. last night, the people of aurora heard first from the president. >> i c
ABC
Jul 23, 2012 12:00pm EDT
creative. that is the bucket of an excavator they had to use as well as a ladder to reach the man to finally pull him out. the rain is said to be the worst that szechuan province has seen in 60 years. it's blamed for 37 deaths and more than a billion dollars in damage. in southern california in san diego, helicopters had to be called in to save a 16-year-old injured while cliff diving. was not injured during the jump or the landing but rather when a friend jumped and landed on top of him. his friends managed to get him to a nearby rocks. water causing problems for people to try to navigate the roads in arlington. a water main burst this morning on south courthouse road between 63 and eighth street. traffic been diverted while crews fixed the repairs. the roads should be closed a few more hours. a precarious state hillary clinton envisions a generation free of aids and hiv. that's the goal that was announced during international aids conference going on right now in d.c. brianne carter takes us inside. >> this week it's about fighting for more funding and more treatment for those l
ABC
Jul 23, 2012 6:00pm EDT
staff used about 6000 housing voucher recipients to get out the vote on election day. >> it's the latest allegation of wrongdoing in a campaign remains under federal investigation. >> i don't know of the existence of any such list. >> all of these things happened in his campaign that he has no idea about. >> it involves several people in housing complexes located in precincts grey won by large margins. this comes after supporters have pleaded guilty to various campaign violations. >> every time they look, they're going to find something. >> as the investigations continue, he continues with the day to day business of the city. even a routine speech at the aids conference was sidetracked by protestors upset with a lack of housing. >> @ after his speech, he refused to stop and speak with reporters. >> this seems to be no exception. it can't keep tripping or else he's going to drown. >> we are continuing to do our job every day and if somebody has some concrete evidence, put it on the table. >> as for that concrete evidence, it's important to point out neither the prosecutors or press
ABC
Jul 23, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. >> this was the holiday dress she used to wear. >> we met amber last december when her dog was kidnapped. at her side was her then boyfriend who police say now is suspected of the daughter's murder. police found the body in the basement with her throat slashed. today, as officers closed in, he attempted suicide. >> we get break-ins and all of that, but murder, this is the first time. >> it is strange this is a sad thing. >> friends and neighbors described a fight the couple had been made that led to a protective order. >> it's a worst-case scenario. have a victim and it's the mind set of the suspect. >> a friend told abc 7 saying he spoke to the suspect saying he was despondent and lonely. he said said -- she said he called her. we are hearing there was someone at the house when police initially arrived. officers are telling us that man is not considered a suspect at this point. >> still to come, he was trying to do something nice for a stranger and now i longtime d.c. cab driver and father of seven is dead. tonight, we have details on the search for his killer. >> all i did wa
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